It's not clear what the relationship between the two individuals was, but researchers speculate they could have been soldiers, relatives or even lovers.
Researchers say that the warrior was likely of high status because he and his family were buried more than 16 feet below the ground alongside a trove of valuable items.
Ancient migrations of Vikings appear to have left a lasting legacy in the modern population of Ireland.
Two of the boys had been subjected to artificial skull deformation.
Researchers discovered a submerged platform from the building site that dates back 8,000 years.
It is no more than an inch in diameter, but it has enormous implications for the social history of the biblical period.
The Mycenaean culture was the first advanced civilization to develop on the Greek mainland, centered around the capital of Mycenae.
Scientists find hunter gatherers used the site for thousands of years.
The woman was buried with a brick in her mouth and stakes driven through her legs.
Mystery forefathers of ancient Egypt are being uncovered at burial sites beyond they pyramids
The find provides new insights into the origin of pottery technology in the region, a team of archaeologists said.
The 1,000-year-old woman was found with a Slavic-style ax.
The man suffered five blows to the head during a violent murder.
Researchers also found treasures like jewelry and coins in the remains of ancient shipwrecks.
Professor says expanded excavations at Pompeii come at the expense of vital information about one of the world's most dangerous volcanoes.
Residues of fat discovered on pottery near the ancient site may indicate sleds used to move the stones were greased with lard.
The famous "Bent" pyramid is now open for visitors for the first time since 1965.
Scientists used muon radiography to scan a 12 meter building hidden beneath the ground in the fortress of Naryn-Lala.
"I think it's appalling, is what it is," said the executive director of a local nonprofit.
The vessels—which are thought to be the graves of high-status individuals—could potentially date back to the Viking Age.
The palace site, known as Kemune, was until recently covered by water from a reservoir, according to archaeologists.
Researchers have studied the genomes of 10 individuals from the ancient port of Ashkelon.
The step pyramid where Djoser was buried was built over 4,600 years ago.
Remains belonging to one of the biggest birds that ever lived have been discovered in a cave in Crimea.
Researchers say their findings at the 'Ein Qashish site show open-air sites may have been more important to Neanderthals than previously thought.
Ancient geoglyphs appear to depict hermits, pelicans and a baby parrot, morphological study says.
The Celts were a widespread group of ancient peoples who first appeared in central Europe around 3,000 years ago.
At its peak, Çatalhöyük was home to up to 8,000 people.
The carvings were made on a strange formation within the crater known as the "Rain Snake" dyke.